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A Summer Science Intern Program Designed to
Promote Diversity in Woods Hole, Massachusetts

The Woods Hole Partnership Education Program: Increasing Diversity in the Ocean and Environmental Sciences in one influential science community.
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The Woods Hole Partnership Education Program (PEP) is designed primarily for college juniors and seniors majoring in the natural sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, or geosciences and earth system sciences) or engineering or mathematics, who have had some course work in oceanography, biology, or marine and/or environmental science. Applicants should have a desire to spend a summer gaining practical experience in marine and environmental science.

The program consists of a four-week course (June 6 through July 1) and a six-to-ten week research project (ending August 13). Students are expected to complete both the course and the internship, both located in Woods Hole.


PEP is a project of the Woods Hole Diversity Initiative, a multi-institutional effort to promote diversity in the Woods Hole science community.